African First Ladies examine the status of cancer in Africa




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WINDHOEK –  The , Patience Jonathan, arrived Windhoek, Namibia, on Saturday night to join her counterparts from Africa to examine the status cancer the continent. Jonathan was accompanied by the wives the Nasarawa State, Anambra and Benue. The News Agency Nigeria (NAN) correspondent Windhoek reports that the confab scheduled for July 20 to July 22, under the Forum African First Ladies. The three-day confab is entitled: “8th Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer Africa’’. The join other first ladies to examine the status of cancer in the context of sexual and reproductive health and rights in Africa.

[eap_ad_1] This be done with particular focus on , adolescents, , and of reproductive age. Also, Nigerian to Namibia, Nathaniel Olorunfemi, who received the , said the confab was timely. “This event afford participants the opportunity to know about the laudable programmes the first lady has been championing for and children. “Jonathan is attending as a participant, a supporter, a mover and part of the group of first ladies Africa that have been supporting the eradication of this Africa,’’ Olorunfemi said. NAN reports that one of the goals of the confab is to discuss and contribute to the development of strategic actions that will help the reduction of cancer. (NAN)

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